Course

Bachelor of Science Program in Geo-Informatics

  1. Bachelor of Science (Geo-Informatics) – B.Sc. (Geo-Informatics)

    A wide range of career opportunities is waiting ahead for Geo-Informatics graduates. They include secured positions in private and government agencies such as Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thai Meteorological Department, Royal Thai Survey Department, Land Development Department, Department of National Parks, electricity Generation Authority of Thailand, Provincial Waterworks Authority etc. Job profiles range from geologist, geo-informatics specialist, surveyor, academician, lecturer etc.

  1. Program Curriculum
    • 2.1 Bachelor of Science (Geo-Informatics) is a four-year program of a minimum of 129 credits. Students are required to complete the following coursework in order to graduate.

1. General Education 30 credits

  • Language courses 12 credits
  • English courses 9 credits
  • Fundamental English 6 credits
  • English for professions 3 credits
  • Other language 3 credits
  • Humanities courses 3 credits
  • Social science courses 3 credits
  • Science and Mathematics 4 credits

For Science-major

  • Computer courses 3 credits
  • Elective courses (include health education courses) 5 credits
  • Physical Education
  • Life quality and skills development
  • Philosophy, religion and civic education
  • Logic and idea development 

2. Specialization course, minimum of 93 credits

  • Core courses 39 credits
  • Major courses 36 credits
  • Major elective courses 18 credits

3. Free elective courses, minimum of 6 credits

 

General Education 30 credits

  1. Master of Science (Geo-Informatics) – M.Sc. (Geo-Informatics)

 

  1. Program Objectives:
  • To produce quality geo-informatics specialists who are capable of applying the knowledge.
  • To produce graduates who are knowledgeable in space technology and geo-informatics and highly capable of applying the knowledge and passing it on to others.
  1. Program Curriculum

Students in Master of Science (Geo-Informatics) are required to complete a minimum of 39 credits to graduate.

Plan A (A2) (Coursework and Dissertation)

Students who wish to pursue the A2 program is required to complete no less than 12 credits of dissertation and 27 credits of coursework

  1. Required courses 15 credits
  2. Elective courses, not less than 12 credits
  3. Dissertation 12 credits

Plan B

  1. Required courses 15 credits
  2. Elective courses, not less than 12 credits
  3. Coursework as substitute of dissertation 12 credits (conduct and deliver own independent practicum)
  4. Admission criteria

Applicants must be qualified by Burapha University’s regulations of graduate studies (2009), clause 4. They must have the following qualifications:

General qualifications

  1. A Bachelor Degree or a master’s degree or equivalent, depending on each program’s requirement.
  2. Well-behaved and respectful of university’s rules and regulations
  3. Must not carry any seriously contagious diseases or other diseases that may prohibit their ability to learn.

Specific qualifications

  1. Undergraduate Academic Record – A Bachelor Degree in any science programs, including physics, biology, environment, agricultural science, public health, geography, geology, meteorology, engineering, architecture, or any other programs which have been verified by the faculty and the graduate studies committee of Burapha University.
  2. Applicants must have a GPA in the undergraduate degree of at least 2.75 to be qualified for Plan A2, or at least 2.50 for Plan B, or have work experience in geo-informatics field.
  3. If fail meet the criteria in 1. or 2., the applicants must have at least 3 years of work experience in relevant field and submit employment certification verified by division director-level supervisor or equivalent and/or have received an endorsement from the faculty and the graduate studies committee of Burapha University.

 

  1. Instructional system follows Burapha University’s regulations of graduate studies (2009), clause 8.
  2. The instructional system has 2 sub-systems as follows:
    • Regular system: fulltime classes with 2 semesters per academic year following the university’s standard schedule. Summer semester may be arranged as appropriate.

 

  • Special system: part-time classes with 3 trimesters per academic year. The students could select either of the following arrangements.
    • Part-time program: classes arranged during specific periods of the year or as agreed with the faculty, the graduate school, or the university.
    • Distance learning: Learning via post, radio broadcast, or other information networks as agreed with the faculty, the graduate school, or the university.
    • Module system: select specific courses or course set as arranged by the respective faculty or college.
    • International program: a joint program with international university or institution or university with international standard.

Other arrangement deemed appropriate by the university

 

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Geo-Informatics

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (Geo-Informatics) – Ph.D. (Geo-Informatics)

 

  1. Program Objectives: The graduates can apply their knowledge to research and create new ideas and understandings that shall help develop the country.

 

  1. Program curriculum

Plan 1.1 (Full dissertation for master’s degree graduate)

  1. Dissertation 48 credits

Plan 2.1 (Coursework and dissertation for master’s degree graduate)

  1. Required courses 6 credits
  2. Elective courses, not less than 6 credits
  3. Dissertation 36 credits
  4. Admission criteria

   Applicants must be qualified by Burapha University’s regulations of graduate studies (2009), clause 4. They must have the following qualifications:

General qualifications

  1. A Bachelor Degree or a master’s degree or equivalent, depending on each program’s requirement.
  2. Well-behaved and respectful of university’s rules and regulations
  3. Must not carry any seriously contagious diseases or other diseases that will deteriorate the ability to learn.

Specific qualifications

  1. For Plan 1.1 (Full dissertation for master’s degree graduate), the applicants must have a master’s degree in geo-informatics or relevant field with a minimum GPA of 3.50 and at least 2 peer-reviewed academic publications. Must complete at least 48 credits of dissertation and endorsed by the program committee.

Plan 2.1 (Coursework and dissertation for master’s degree graduate) requires an intensive effort in delivering high-quality research and dissertation to promote advancement in academic and profession. The applicants must have a master’s degree or equivalent. Successful candidates must complete at least 12 credits of coursework and 36 credits of dissertation in order to graduate.

 

  1. Instructional system follows Burapha University’s regulations of graduate studies (2009), clause 8.
  2. The instructional system has 2 sub-systems as follows:
    • Regular system: fulltime classes with 2 semesters per academic year following the university’s standard schedule. Summer semester may be arranged as appropriate.

 

  • Special system: part-time classes with 3 trimesters per academic year. The students could select either of the following arrangements.
    • Part-time program: classes arranged during specific periods of the year or as agreed with the faculty, the graduate school, or the university.
    • Distance learning: Learning via post, radio broadcast, or other information networks as agreed with the faculty, the graduate school, or the university.
    • Module system: select specific courses or course set as arranged by the respective faculty or college.
    • International program: a joint program with international university or institution or university with international standard.
    • Other arrangement deemed appropriate by the university.